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In 1996 an Austria-wide network of natural forest reserves which is representative for all forest communities has been established. The network will be used for the development of ecologically-oriented, nature-based silviculture. The Unit of Protective Forest and Natural Forest Reserves is charged with providing scientific leadership and management for the Natural Forest Reserves Programme. In addition, staff members are represented in a number of initiatives related to protected forest areas and nature conservation.

Priority Areas of Work

  • Natural Forest Reserves Programme
  • Protective Forest

Tasks and Activities

  • Leadership and scientific management of Natural Forest Reserves
  • Development of a geographic information system
  • Establishment of a NFR database
  • Representation of Austria in a number of initiatives (COST, MCPFE, SEBI2010)
  • Provide advisory service to forest owners (by telephone, online)

Team



Frank Georg Head of Unit
+43-1-87838-2208
Schönbrunn


Steiner Herfried Vegetation Database Management of the NFR Database
+43-1-87838-2204
Schönbrunn


Langmaier Magdalena Natural Forest Reserves +43-1-87838-1351
Schönbrunn


Lapin Katharina Nature protection and vegetation ecology+43-1-87838-1350
Schönbrunn


Neureiter Christian
Field Surveys
+43-1-87838-2203
Schönbrunn


Oettel Janine
Natural Forest Reserves +43-1-87838-2201 Schönbrunn

Locsmandy Petra Secretary +43-1-87838-2207
Schönbrunn

Contact

Unit of Natural Forest Research and Nature Conservation
Seckendorff-Gudent-Weg 8, 1131 Vienna, Austria
Head of Unit: Dr. Georg Frank

Tel. +43-1-87838-2208
Fax: +43-1-87838-2250
email: georg.frank*bfw.gv.at
Frank, G.; Khorchidi, M.
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